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Hire Top Talent Faster Than Ever With Hireology’s Mobile App

Top applicants won’t wait around for your slow process when making their next career move — especially when they have plenty of options at their fingertips. Instead, they’ll accept offers with the companies that move quickly and efficiently. And as a recruiter or hiring manager you know this, which is why moving fast is always … Hire Top Talent Faster Than Ever With Hireology’s…

What was the hardest manual labor job I’ve ever had?

I was a “Picker” for a large supermarket chain in their warehouse on the second shift. What’s a “Picker”? I Picker was a position that would take an order from one of the grocery stores that used our warehouse, and I would drive around on a pallet jack and physically pick all the cases and items going to that store on a semi-truck. A…

Should You Ever Ask About Pay During a Job Interview?

NO! YES! I DON’T KNOW! WHY ARE WE YELLING!? This question gets asked so often by all levels of individuals who are going through a job search. Entry levels to seasoned professionals, no one really knows the correct answer, because, like most things in life, it depends on so many factors! First off, you look like an idiot if you show up to an…

Do People Ever Scan QR Codes?

Don’t call it a comeback. They’ve been here for years!   Over 25 years ago, Denso engineer Hara Masahiro invented the Quick Response (QR) code to solve a growing limitation of the traditional vertical line barcode. The traditional UPC barcode can store only about 20-25 characters. This is great for product identification and tracking sales in a retail environment. However, by comparison, the QR code can store up to 7,000 characters!  More data means more flexibility when it comes…

Why Programmatic Platform Data Matters Now More Than Ever

Using data to drive decisions is always a recruitment best practice. In times of unexpected and accelerated change, it becomes even more critical to make decisions based on facts. Certainly, 2020 qualifies as such a time. So far this year, companies have been dealing with a global pandemic and a business shutdown that, over the course of 10 weeks, led to nearly 41 million…

Expectations for HR are Higher than Ever Before – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

Even before the current coronavirus pandemic, most human resources (HR) professionals were unprepared to thrive in the future. Now that the crisis has hit, more is demanded from HR than at any other time in history. The free research report, The Future of the HR Function 2020, is now available for download.  HR.com’s Research Institute conducted the study of HR professionals to better understand…

Employers Require Workforce Agility Now More than Ever – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

The contingent workforce is extensive, with the vast majority (91%) of organizations using some type of temporary or contingent workers for some portion of their workforce.  Amid continued economic and political uncertainty, companies may turn even more to a gig workforce as an agile and reactive approach to staffing and leveraging skills becomes more common. The free research report, The State of the Free…

Worst HR Document Ever, the Employee Handbook

We all know it.  Employees know it too.  It sucks.  It’s practically unreadable.  No one reads it unless they have to.  Only time they’ll try to find it is when they feel like they got screwed by the company, or are about to be by their manager.  So they painfully dig for that passage that will get them off the hook.  Sometimes it’s the…

Ever Been At a Loss of Words Related to Glassdoor Reviews?

If you’re like us, you’ve struggled at times to understand the best way to respond to negative Glassdoor reviews. Follow this link to The HR Capitalist for a primer on the best way to engage when problematic reviews come your way. The post Ever Been At a Loss of Words Related to Glassdoor Reviews? appeared first on Fistful of Talent.

The First Gay Person I Ever Met. #Pride

June was Pride month and as it wrapped up on Sunday I was loving all the pictures on my social feeds from New York and really all over the world. It really made me think about why I’m an Ally for this community. Where did it all start? I was in seventh grade when my middle school basketball coach said he had an opportunity…

The Worst HR Advice I’ve Ever Given to an Employee

A few days ago this thought came to me: “What is the worst advice I’ve ever given anyone?’  Usually, in a case like this the first thing you think of is usually correct!  In my case, I came up with a number of things right away, none of which really seemed like the worst advice, and more of me making fun of what other…